Kuntao Jiu-Jitsu:
Your Guide to Realistic Self-Defense and Street Survival

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 : Soke Richard Petronelli
Chapter 2: Conception of Kuntao Jiu-Jitsu
Chapter 3: Anatomy of Kuntao Jiu-Jitsu
Chapter 4: Learning Kuntao Jiu-Jitsu

Correct Breathing Procedure
The Warm Up and Cool Down Phases
Warming Up: Exercises
Warming Up: Stretching Procedures
Makiwara Body Conditioning
Body Conditioning: Drills
Body Conditioning: Human Makiwara

Chapter 5: Conceptual Understanding

Concept vs. Technique

Chapter 6: The Main Concepts of Kuntao Jiu-Jitsu

Concept One: Attack the Attacker, Not the Attack
Concept Two: Closest Weapon to Closest Target
Concept Three: Attack the Weakness, Not the Strength
Concept Four: Achieve Maximum Results with Minimum Effort
Concept Five: Deliver As Little Damage As Possible, But As Much As Necessary
Concept Six: Each Situation Requires a Unique Approach - There Are No Set Patterns
Concept Seven: “Touch and Go Concept”
Concept Eight: High/Low Concept

Chapter 7: The Main Objective of Self-Defense

Blocking Objective vs. Hitting Objective
Blocking Objective vs. Striking Objectives Drill

Chapter 8: Two Categories of Self-Defense

Reactive Self-Defense vs. Predetermined Self-Defense

Chapter 9: Fear

Understand Your Fear
How to Mentally Deal With Fear
How Your Body Deals With Fear
Effects of Adrenaline

Chapter 10: Intuition and Survival Instincts
Chapter 11: Verbal Defusing
Chapter 12: Stages of a Self-Defense Situation

Stage 1: Getting In Close to Your Adversary
Stage 2: Clinching/Controlling
Stage 3: Ending the Altercation

Chapter 13: Exploding Into Your Adversary
Chapter 14: Ranges of Self-Defense Situations

1st Range: Kicking Range
2nd Range: Punching Range
3rd Range: Close Combat /Clinching Range
4th Range: Grappling/Ground Fighting

Chapter 15: Nerve Priming

Why Is Nerve Priming Used?
Biological Effects from Nerve Priming:

Chapter 16: Hand Striking Techniques

Hand and Elbow Striking Techniques
Planes of Motion
Self-Defense Striking Stance
Conventional Hand Strikes
Alternative Hand Strikes

Chapter 17: Leg Striking Techniques
Chapter 18: Clinching and Striking Combinations
Chapter 19: Weaknesses of the Human Body

Vital Areas of the Human Body

Chapter 20: Styles and Strategies of Possible Adversaries

Fighting Style: Street Fighter
Fighting Style: Wrestler/Grappler
Fighting Style: Boxer
Fighting Style: Muay Thai Kick Boxer
Fighting Style: Martial Artist

Chapter 21: Essential Footwork

Essential Footwork: Vee Stepping
Essential Footwork: Triangle Stepping
Essential Footwork: X Stepping
Essential Footwork: Star Stepping
Essential Footwork: Paqua Stepping

Chapter 22: Ukemi (The Art of Rolling and Falling)

Ukemi: Front Break Fall
Ukemi: Back Break Fall
Ukemi: Side Break Fall
Ukemi: Shoulder Rolls

Chapter 23: Jiu Jitsu Joint Manipulation

Joint Manipulation: Kote-Gaeshi
Joint Manipulation: Kote-Mawashi
Joint Manipulation: Kote Hineri/Sankyo
Joint Manipulations: Ground Manipulations

Chapter 24: Chokes & Strangle Holds

Choking Techniques: Rear Naked Choke (RNC)
Choking Techniques: Guillotine Choke
Choking Techniques: Carotid Choke

Chapter 25: Judo Throwing

Kuzushi - Eight Points of Balance
Judo: Major Hip Throw (Japanese Name - O-Goshi)
Judo: One Arm Shoulder Throw (Japanese Name – Ippon-Seoinage)
Judo: Major Inner Reap (Japanese Name – O-Uchi-Gari)
Judo: Major Outer Drop (Japanese Name – O-Soto-Gari)

Chapter 26: Takedowns

Takedowns: Single Leg Takedown
Takedowns: Front Shoulder Take Down

Chapter 27: Grappling/Ground Fighting

Differences between Street and Sport Grappling:
Grapping Positions
Hammerlocks
Wrenches

Chapter 28: Arnis Stick And Knife Survival

Arnis: Stick Flowing Drills Arnis: Angles and Twelve Points of Attack
Arnis: Stick vs. Stick Disarms
Arnis: Stick vs. Empty Hand Disarms
Arnis: Basic Knife Knowledge
Arnis: Knife vs. Knife Flowing Drills
Arnis: Knife vs. Empty Hand Techniques

Chapter 29: Set Techniques

Set Techniques: Te Applications
Set Techniques: Kicking Drills
Set Techniques: Single Handed Muggings
Set Techniques: Double Handed Muggings

Chapter 30: Self-Defense From Striking Attacks

Self-Defense from a Striking Adversary: Hook Punch Defense
Self-Defense from a Striking Adversary: Straight Punch Defense
Self-Defense from a Striking Adversary: Pushing Defense
Self-Defense: Additional Scenarios

Chapter 31: Self-Defense from Common Street Grabs and Chokes

Self-Defense: Front Choke Defense
Self-Defense: Back Choke Defense
Self-Defense: Side Choke Defense
Self-Defense: Pulling Single Wrist Grab Defense
Self Defense: Back Bear Hug Defense

Chapter 32: Self-Defense from Multiple Attackers
Chapter 33: Scenario Training

Scenario Number One: Club/Bar Environment
Scenario Number Two: Elevator
Scenario Number Three: Automatic Teller Machine
Scenario Number Four: Alley Way

Chapter 34: Practical Gun Defenses

Gun Drills: Redirection
Self-Defense: Gun Defenses

Chapter 35: Rape Prevention

Rape Prevention
Using Your Car Keys to Defend Yourself

Chapter 36: Modified Kuntao Jiu-Jitsu

Adaptive Training: Concept
Senior Citizens

Chapter 37: Closing Comments

About the Author
Soke-Dai Marc Bochner
Contributing Authors
Sensei Matthew Mendillo
Professor Bruce DiTraglia
Sensei Brian Baccaire
Glossary